Ghassan Aboud Group was appointed as a Distributor for export markets by Indian public sector petroleum giant Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) through its 100% subsidiary in the UAE, HPCL Middle East FZCO.read more
One of Australia’s newest boutique hotels, Little Albion in Sydney’s Surry Hills will join the expanding hospitality group, Crystalbrook Collection Hotels and Resorts.read more
Crystalbrook Collection will be launching Cairns' first new five-star hotel in over 20 years, the 'Riley', on 6 November 2018 - and have scheduled their other two luxury hotels to open mid and late 2019. Riley, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort, will be the first of...read more
The UAE is a melting pot of nationalities, with individuals from all over the world choosing to live in the country. In fact, it is among the few countries in the world where expats outnumber the local population. They contribute significantly to the economy and work...read more
"Ah, this is a long story!” laughs Ghassan Aboud, when I cheekily ask him to tell me a succinct version of his 25-year-long entrepreneurial journey so far, which, at the moment, sees him at the helm of Ghassan Aboud Group (GAG), a Dubai-headquartered international...read more
The winners of the fourth edition of the Leaders in Hospitality Awards 2018 were announced at the St. Regis Dubai on Sunday, 29 April. The event, organised by BNC Publishing for the fourth consecutive year, saw a record-number of winners, 25 in total, being named on...read more
The Ghassan Aboud Group (GAG) is an international conglomerate with diversified interests across key industries including automotive, logistics, media, hospitality, real estate, retail and also bespoke catering.
Established and headquartered in the United Arab Emirates for over 25 years, GAG’s business operations are spread across Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Europe and Africa.
Founded by entrepreneur and philanthropist Ghassan Aboud, the group has evolved from its initial beginnings in automotive trading to become one of the most respected multi-line businesses internationally.read more
The Cairns Post newspaper published a news story about Ghassan Aboud’s ongoing "development spree" in Cairns, Queezland, after Mr. Aboud’s Crystalbrook Collection purchased a new prime CBD land in Cairns. The paper said, "the Syrian billionaire, who took out the top...read more
We're excited to reveal the top 10 most influential people in TNQ for 2017. There are some big surprises in this final section of both our TropicNow Power 50 List and The Cairns Post's most influential list. Don't forget: the full list will be published in the next...read more
Brussels-based Syrian businessman Ghassan Aboud has bought a north Queensland retreat, Crystal¬brook Lodge, as well as a 34,000ha cattle station, as he ¬expands his tourism portfolio further into the state’s rural areas. The billionaire, who made his fortune from the...read more